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  • Patheon Acquires Roche API Manufacturing Site in S.C.

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing and development company Patheon announced Monday that it has signed an agreement with Roche Holdings Ltd. to acquire an active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) manufacturing site in Florence, SC. “As the only end-to-end provider of pharma development and...

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  • Saudi Aramco Chemicals Output to Hit 34M Metric Tons by 2030

    Saudi Arabian government-owned petroleum and natural gas company Saudi Aramco plans to expand its production of chemicals by nearly threefold from 12 million mt per year to 34 million mt by 2030, the company’s business line head, Abdulaziz Judaimi, said in a keynote speech Monday at the 11th...

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  • Cargill to Open World’s Largest Gas Fermentation Facility

    Cargill Inc., Calysta Inc., and several other third-party institutions announced plans Tuesday to build the world’s largest gas fermentation facility in Memphis, TN to produce Calysta’s FeedKind protein ingredient for animal feed. “With a proven and proprietary fermentation...

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  • Magnet Applications Advances 3D Printed Magnets

    Magnet Applications Inc. (MAI), a North American manufacturer of compression bonded magnets and a leading manufacturer of injection molded magnets, hybrid magnets, and magnetic assemblies, announces a breakthrough in 3D printed neodymium iron boron (NdFeB) magnets. Working together with...

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  • U.S. Specialty Chemicals Markets Stable for Fourth Quarter

    The Specialty Chemicals Market Volume Index, a tool created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), showed that U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes were essentially flat in October. This follows a revised 0.2 percent gain in September and 0.3 percent gain in August. All changes in the...

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  • USDA to Hold Meeting on Organic Food Production, Processing

    The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is holding a public meeting in Denver, CO on April 19-21, 2017 to provide discuss organic production and processing issues, including changes to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

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  • Researchers Create Chemical Reagents from Pine Terpenes

    Scientists at Rice University have developed efficient aminating and hydroxylating chemical reagents made with terpene compounds derived from pine trees, the Houston-based institution of higher learning announced Monday, potentially offering an eco-friendly, biorenewable and cost-effective reagent...

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  • Edwards Lifesciences Purchasing Valtech Cardio for $340M

    Critical care monitoring and structural heart disease innovations provider Edwards Lifesciences Corp. announced Monday that it has entered an agreement to acquire Israeli firm Valtech Cardio for $340 million in stock and cash. “As we continue to pursue multiple therapies to address the...

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  • Explosion Proof Equipment Market to Hit $8.2B by 2022

    The global market for explosion proof equipment is expected to reach a value of $8.2 billion by 2022, a new report by Allied Market Research forecasts, with the explosion prevention equipment segment leading revenue through the period. Researchers predict that the market will grow at a compound...

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  • Moving Industry 4.0 from Concept to Implementation and Value

    Industry 4.0 is a frequently used term at conventions and in industry research, but for North American manufacturing firms the concept is often not fully implemented into operations. There are signs this may be changing, according to German industrial control and automation company Festo Corp. In...

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